Summer is relentlessly tightening its hostile grip, and now is a good time to check off that summer destination from your bucket list. Thankfully, India has a diverse topography that permits varying weather conditions. Many places remain cold even in the summer months. Some of them are Srinagar (K&K), Coorg (Karnataka), Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Rajasthan, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Ladakh, Wayanad (Kerala), and Landour or Lansdowne (Uttarakhand). Some of these are also perfect getaways before monsoon hits.
Your first international solo trip is an exciting endeavour, and it is understandable that safety is the foremost concern for you. The world is brimming with beautiful and safe places for solo travellers, especially women. Some of them are Thailand, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Bhutan, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Nepal, and Ireland. All these nations are full of remote villages, warm people, a diverse topography, shopping spots, and interesting cuisines. You can also choose activities ranging from diving to visiting a monastery.
Adventure travellers are often drawn to mysterious destinations that do not fall short on history. Some other travellers seek them out for the stories locals have. Many of these have seen civil wars and internal conflicts among other eventful days. However, they tempt the nomads with their beauty more than anything. Some such places mixing danger and visual appeal are Bamiyan Buddha ruins (Afghanistan), Las Geel (Somalia), Palmyra (Syria), Leptis Magna (Libya), Ziggurat of Ur (Iraq), and Socotra (Yemen).
Yercaud is a beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu popular for its waterfalls, blue hills, lush gardens, and lakes. You can reach the magical charm of this small town by taking a flight to Tiruchirapalli International Airport which is 168km away. If you prefer the train, the Salem Railway Station is only 22km from Yercaud. Some must-visit spots in this hill station are Emerald Lake, Kiliyur Falls, Bear's Cave, Pagoda Point, and Lady's Seat. Yercaud is perfect for a weekend getaway with family or friends.
If you are not keen on exploring the Caribbean but still wants to be on an island, Europe is a great option. Since many European cities are islands, you might be in for a glamorous island holiday. Some of the best ones are Ibiza in Spain, Crete in Greece, Corsica in France, Mykonos in Greece, Amalfi Coast in Italy, Korčula Island in Croatia, and the Canary Islands in Spain. The pine-forested peaks may make you feel like you are in an alien destination. But the outdoor activities are sure to steal your heart.
After two years of the pandemic, travellers are hoping to chase new destinations in 2022. While busy spots like Paris and New York might prove to be difficult, some travel experiences that are possible to have are Everest Base Camp, hot air ballooning in Cappadocia, Kashmir in autumn, Bangkok's floating market, Iran's mosques, penguins in Antarctica, Tibet's Potala Palace, China's Zhangjiajie National Forest, Bali, Tiger's Nest Monastery in Bhutan, Ireland's Cliffs of Moher, and Titanic shipwreck.